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Scientist (Post Doctoral)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 30/06/2009
Company Name ICRISAT
Contact Name Human Resources Services
Website Further Details / Applications
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ICRISAT seeks applications from Indian nationals for Scientist (Post Doctoral) position , to be based at Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.

ICRISAT is a non-profit, apolitical, international organization for science-based agricultural development. Established in 1972, it is a member of the Alliance of Centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), and supported by more than 48 governments, foundations, and development banks. To reduce poverty, enhance crop productivity and food security and to protect the environment, ICRISAT research focuses on farming systems and crop improvement, management and utilization of sorghum, pearl millet, pigeonpea, chickpea, and groundnut in the semi-arid tropics.

The Job:

  • To assess nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from sorghum cultivation in the Semi-Arid Tropics (SAT)
  • To work with multi-disciplinary team of scientists to assess and quantify N2O emissions
  • To undertake nitrogen balance studies in sorghum and sweet sorghum based systems in SAT.

The Person:

  • PhD with distinctive academic career in the area of soil science / environmental science / agricultural chemistry or related discipline.
  • Experience in handling gas chromatography to measure nitrogen emission is essential.
  • Willing to work along with farmers, development workers and researchers from the national agricultural research systems and preferably below 35 years of age.
  • Fluency in English language (spoken and written), besides knowledge of local language (Telugu /Marathi and / or Hindi).
  • Should be a good team player to work with multidisciplinary teams

General: The position is on a Fixed-Term Contract of 2-years. An attractive compensation will be offered for the right candidate.

How to Apply: The application should include an up-to-date resume, with names and addresses (including phone & e-mail) of three referees, date of availability, and a statement of the special qualifications for the position. Please send applications to Human Resources Services, ICRISAT, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh 502 324, India or by E-mail to icrisatjobs@cgiar.org, latest by 30 June 2009, clearlystating the job title in the subject column. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

      ICRISAT is an equal opportunity emp

IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


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